Executive - EMEIA Corporate Finance Life Sciences
Ernst & Young Global Limited
London, England, GB
4d ago

Executive EMEIA Corporate Finance Life Sciences -London

Tosustain in a very competitive market and deliver profitable growth, our clientsare asking themselves every day where do I source the innovation from that Ineed to fuel growth?

Which parts of my business may be better owned by someoneelse and which potential targets can help me achieve my desired competitiveleadership and fill growth gap?

We as the Life Sciences Corporate Finance Teamhelp our clients find answers to these questions and help executing thetransactions needed to realise their strategic plans.

We cover the LifeSciences market in three verticals Pharma, Consumer Health and Medtech.

As a CorporateFinance Executive with a focus on the medtech segment you’ll be driving theanalysis and the dialogue with our medtech clients public and privatecompanies and potential investors in the medtech space.

You'll be animportant part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work atthe forefront of high-profile transactions.


We focus on developing a talented team through investmentin technical and commercial training and knowledge transfer to maintain ourmarket leading position.

The Life SciencesTeam is one of the key teams within our EMEIA Corporate Finance practice andworks with key clients throughout EMEIA to develop deep sector insights,generate ideas and successfully execute transactions.

The Life Sciences team is extremelydiverse with our professionals having previous experience in roles includinginvestment bankers, strategy consultants, PhD medical professionals andaccountants.

The team is renowned both internally and externally as marketleading Life Sciences sector advisors with unique insights into the sector anda dense network to C-

suite decision makers at our clients.

Your KeyResponsibilities

As an Executive within the Life Sciences team, your work would be very broad and every project isunique. The services our team provide cover the full suite of corporate financeservices from transaction idea generation to transaction execution, including : commercial structuring, investment appraisal, resolving regulatory issues,tariff structuring, public procurement, lead financial advisory services,funding raising and structuring, M&A sell side and buy side advisory,commercial due diligence, restructuring, government business cases andprivatisations.

You wouldberesponsible for working with dedicated edtech databases and other sources tobuild our market insights in the medtech sector, preparingand using complex financial models, advising on the procurement of projects,including the evaluation of bids and participate in the development andmaintenance of client relationships.

You'll also interact with clients at differentlevels, handling client relationships over different project work and workwith management on primary and secondary financing fortransactions, including strategy, fundraising, acquisitions and disposals of assets.

Skills and Attributes for success

  • Team Player - Working within smallclient-focused teams of 3 to 4 providing financial and commercial advice,technical input and client support.
  • Reporting - Helping with the contractualelements of projects, including the development of contractual documentation wherenecessary.
  • Technical Skills - Preparing and usingcomplex financial models, including undertaking sensitivity / scenario analysis;developing and analysing financial, technical and related data, includingundertaking market research and liaising with other technical, market and legaladvisors where necessary;
  • Time Management - Preparation ofpresentations and pitch / proposal documents and able to support in presentingthese to clients and related parties confidently and articulately;
  • Business Development - Participate inthe development and maintenance of client relationships, including supportingorigination and marketing activities
  • Toqualify for the role you must have

  • Financially and commercially orientatedwith a keen interest in the Life Sciences sector and MedTech in particular.Previous financial experience within thesector is an advantage
  • Educated to degree level and an advancedprofessional qualification preferred, but not mandatory e.g. ACA, CFA, MBA, CA;
  • financial or engineering degree is highly welcome

  • High degree of personal drive andmotivation to succeed.
  • Ability to build effective workingrelationships with individuals, organisations and clients.
  • Demonstrate organisation andself-management skills.
  • 2+ years of professional experience ininvestment banking, strategy consulting, medtech industry, academia ortransaction and advisory services firm
  • Ideallyyou'll also have

  • Business writing skills
  • Strong quantitative and analyticalskills, preferably also with financial modelling skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and totight deadlines.
  • Experience of working with technicaland / or legal advisors
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • Committed to business development andable to identify opportunities to deliver the best value.
  • What weare looking for

    We arelooking for candidates who are highly motivated, consultative in nature with apassion for Corporate Finance and have a very strong passion within the LifeSciences sector in particular MedTech.

    Being a strong team player is alsoimportant as well as someone who is happy to work flexibly over projects as andwhen required to.

    Whatworking at EY offers

    We offera competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individualand team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes supportfor flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can selectbenefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-

    being,insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus,we offer :

  • Support coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • About EY

    As aglobal leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re usingthe finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a betterworking world.

    That starts with a culture that believes in giving you thetraining, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

    Wheneveryou join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people,we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

    If youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible.

    Join usin building a better working world.

    Who we are

    EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

    While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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